Bridget Baker, president of TV Networks Distribution at NBCUniversal, and Jerry Kent, chairman and CEO of Suddenlink, will receive the 2012 Vanguard Award for Distinguished Leadership, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association said.
A full roster of Vanguard Award winners will be recognized for their outstanding contributions to the cable industry on Wednesday, May 23, at a luncheon and awards ceremony during The Cable Show 2012 at the Boston Convention and Exposition Center.
The other honorees are:
Cable Operations Management: Jill Campbell, executive VP and COO, Cox Communications Inc.
Programming: John Landgraf, president and GM, FX Networks.
Science & Technology: Chuck Pagano, executive VP and chief technology officer, ESPN, Inc.
Government & Community Relations: Gail MacKinnon, executive VP and chief government relations officer, Time Warner Cable.
Marketing: Linda Schupack, executive VP, marketing, AMC.
Associates & Affiliates: Dan Moloney, president, Motorola Mobility.
Young Leadership: Tapan Dandnaik, senior VP, customer service and financial operations, Mediacom Communications Corp., and Jeffrey Hirsch, executive VP and chief marketing officer, residential services, Time Warner Cable.